Federal electoral districts redistribution 2022

Abitibi—Baie–James—Nunavik—Eeyou Proposal

  • (Population: 89,087)
  • (Map 1)

Reason: The words Nunavik and Eeyou, which already form the name of the district, remind us that Inuit and Cree people inhabit this vast northern territory, from the shores of James Bay and Hudson Bay to Nunavik, north of the 55th parallel. In 1975, the Cree, Inuit and the governments of Quebec and Canada signed the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.

Consists of:

  1. the Regional County Municipality of La Vallée-de-l'Or, including: the Lac-Simon Indian Reserve and the Kitcisakik Indian settlement;
  2. the Territory of the Eeyou Istchee Baie-James Regional Government, including: the Cree village municipalities and the Cree reserved lands of Chisasibi, Eastmain, Mistissini, Nemaska, Waskaganish, Waswanipi and Wemindji; the Amerindian settlement of Oujé-Bougoumou;
  3. the Territory of the Kativik Regional Administration, including: the Cree Village Municipality and the Cree Reserved Land of Whapmagoostui; the Nordic village municipalities of Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Ivujivik, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangirsuk, Kuujjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Puvirnituq, Quaqtaq, Salluit, Tasiujaq and Umiujaq; the Naskapi Village Municipality of Kawawachikamach.